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Filling a pot hole with greener asphalt

Experimental Asphalt

A new cheaper and greener asphalt that could revolutionize street maintenance is being tested by city workers.

Paul Eckerstrom and Bruce Ash

Voters 'Get It!'

Face-Off Commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom say voters 'get it' that Arizona needs help with its huge financial crisis

Small business women

University Business Thrives in Spite of a Weak Economy

Two UA alums relocate their boutique to Main Gate Square where a combination of one of a kind merchandise and improvements at Main Gate Square boost their business.

US Mexico Border

Caught in the Middle on the Border

Border communities are much more dependent on Mexico for their incomes than cities such as Tucson or Phoenix, so proposed boycotts and other actions due to SB 1070 are worring many residents there.

Vic Williams and Daniel Patterson

The Big Story of 2010 Legislative Session

Lawmakers Agree that big story of Arizona Legislative Session is SB 1070.

Roundtable panel

Friday Roundtable

Journalists Sound-off on the week's top stories, including continued fallout from SB1070 and the future of conventions in Tucson.

UA President Robert N. Shelton

UA Budget Questions

UA President Dr. Robert Shelton says where the UA budget goes from here depends on the outcome of May 18th vote

Ron Shoopman, Southern Arizona Leadership Council

Group calls for City Charter Changes

Spearheading the changes is the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, which is pushing the Tucson City Council to put the charter changes on this November's ballot.

Cele Peterson

Cele Peterson 1909-2010

Local fashion Icon, pioneer, and social activist Cele Peterson died Thursday, May 6. Peterson’s successful businesses revolved around fashion for women, but she was also known as a champion for many social causes.

Picacho Peak

Picacho State Park Facing Closure

Arizona's budget crisis is leading to the closure of some state parks. Several communities around Arizona are trying to keep their nearby facilities open.

Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson

Sharon Bronson

Pima County Supervisor say county willing to take over Catalina State Park.


Retailing 2010

Retailers have cause for optimism

Michael Keith strolls the downtown Tucson streets

Downtown Tucson Redevelopment

Michael Keith walks the downtown city blocks with a song in his head. He knows these streets, and as the newly appointed interim director of the Downtown Tucson partnership, he's in the position to populate them to his liking.

Macy's Faring Well

One of the hardest hit sectors in the down U.S. economy is retail. Consumers are keeping their wallets closed over fears of unemployment and uncertainty about the future. One retailer is showing signs of improvement in its financial picture.

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